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May 02, 2016

PAHO launches on The Lancet series on breastfeeding in Spanish

On April 29th, the Pan American Health Organization has promoted a virtual session for the launching of its series on breastfeeding, which was published on the Lancet in January. The event is part of the campaing "Breastfeeding: love and health for life" to reinvigorate efforts to protect, promote and support breastfeeding practices in the Americas and the Caribbean. The launch session and the paper in Spanish can be accessed on PAHO website.  

May 02, 2016

Time trends in socio-economic inequalities in stunting prevalence

Global progress in reducing stunting has not been accompanied by improved equity, but countries varied markedly in how successful they were in reducing prevalence among the poorest children. It is important to document how some countries were able to reduceinequalities, so that these lessons can be used to foster global progress, particularly in light of the increased importance of within-country inequalitiesin the post-2015 agenda. The paper can be accessed on Publ

April 11, 2016

Final Meeting of Countdown to 2015 Technical Experts

This week (April 12th to 14 th) the team of the ICEH will participate of a meeting in New York City, at the UNICEF Headquarters. The central aim of this meeting is to allow young researchers who participated in the technical work of the Countdown to 2015 to present their results and to network, preparing for the future technical work of the Countdown to 2030. Professor Cesar Victora will be presenting a summary of the equity analysis process, including ideas for future research agenda. The

March 23, 2016

International Center for Equity in Health received the visit of Dr Alexander Manu

This last week, the technical team of the ICEH received the visit of Dr Alexander Ansah Manu, who is a Lecturer and Project Module Coordinator of the Epidemiology distant learning unit at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. During his visit, Dr Manu could know about the work carried out for the team and he also participated in discussions that allowed information exchange on equity health and explored the possibility of further opportunities for collaborative research. Dr Manu